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Are you interested in a career in law or engineering? Ohio Dominican has partnered with the University of Dayton’s School of Law and School of Engineering to offer students an opportunity to earn their bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctor or master’s degree in engineering in as few as five years of study.

Accelerated Law Program 


Want to pursue a rewarding career in law? This is a great opportunity for you to earn your bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctor in just five years. This accelerated program offers high-achieving students, like you, all kinds of advantages. Learn more below.
 
  • Program highlights

    Students who participate in this program will:

    • Receive acceptance to the 3+2 program when accepted to ODU.
    • Have an opportunity to complete their bachelor’s and law degrees in as few as five years via the 3+2 track.
    • Have the option to choose either a 3+2 (five-year) or 3+3 (six-year) path as late as the third year of undergraduate studies at ODU.
    • Receive a minimum of $10,000 scholarship per academic year of law school at UD.
  • Qualifications
    • Students must major in Political Science, English, Philosophy or Mathematics via a 3+2 track at ODU.
    • Students must enroll at ODU as freshmen. (This program is not available to transfer students.)
    • In order to receive full acceptance to UDSL, students must earn an overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 and LSAT of one point higher than the UDSL median from the previous year.
    • Students must submit a Juris Doctor application no later than during their third year at ODU to meet ABA requirements.
    • Students must earn their bachelor’s degree before beginning the second year of law school.
    • First year of law school must satisfy both fourth-year undergraduate and first-year law school requirements.

Accelerated Engineering Program


Get a jump-start on an exciting career as an engineer by earning both your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in just five years. While the accelerated completion timeline is a major advantage, it’s just one of many benefits of this program. Find out more below.
  • Program highlights

    Students who participate in this program will:

    • Receive acceptance to the 3+2 program when accepted to ODU
    • Have an opportunity to complete their bachelor’s and master’s degree in as few as five years via the 3+2 track
    • Receive a 50% discount on undergraduate tuition during their first year at UD, and a 30% discount on graduate engineering tuition during their second year
    • Have all graduate school application fees waived
    • Not be required to submit letters of recommendation or a personal statement
  • Qualifications

    In order to receive full acceptance to UD’s School of Engineering via the ODU-UD Accelerated Engineering Program, students must:

    • Major in Biology, Chemistry or Computer Science via a 3+2 track at ODU
    • Enroll at ODU as freshmen (this program is not available to transfer students)
    • Earn an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 by the midpoint of their junior year

How to apply

Ready to get started? Applying to either the Accelerated Law or Engineering Programs is easy.

  • Contact ODU’s Office of Admission at admissions@ohiodominican.edu or 614-251-4500 with any questions.
  • Complete ODU’s free application here.
  • Please let our Office of Admission know that you have applied, and that you are interested in also applying to either the accelerated Law or Engineering Program.